Faculty in the News
Charles Hohensee has received a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Program award in support of his five-year research project on backwards transfer in mathematics, which focuses on how new learning influences an individual’s prior knowledge. Learn more .
Chrystalla Mouza joined Delaware Governor John Carney as he signed House Bill 15 . This law requires that all public high schools in Delaware, including charter schools, offer at least one computer science course at the high school level by the 2020-2021 school year. Learn more .
Joshua Wilson has received a Spencer Foundation research grant in support of his work to develop new evaluation algorithms for automated essay-scoring systems designed to improve the writing skills of K-12 students. Wilson’s research is unique in its aim is to deliver formative evaluations of writing. Learn more.
Robert Hampel's forthcoming book, Fast and Curious: A History of Shortcuts in American Education , examines streamlined paths to education, including speed reading classes, Classic Comics, Paint by Numbers, shorthand, Cliff
Notes, three-year bachelor's degrees, and law school at the YMCA. Learn more .
Alumni in the News
Amanda Jennings , a recent PhD in Economic Education alumna, accepted a position in the UD Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship , supported by a gift from UD alumna Donna M. Fontana . Jennings’s research focuses on understanding children's naive economic theories in relationship to designing instruction. Learn more .
Trisha Medeiros , president of Ursuline Academy and educational leadership alumna, cites her doctoral work as a factor in her leadership development. She looks forward to developing a new strategic plan coinciding with the academy’s 125th anniversary and strengthening ties with community members. Learn more .
Kendra DeMicco , alumna of the master's in teaching program, established Building Leaders 4 Peace , a young adult leadership development initiative, hoping to inspire a future of peace in war-torn areas around the world. In 2017, she and her team held three peace camps in Turkey, Iraq, and Colombia. Learn more .
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